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USM professor studies folk medicines to see how they work

USM's Mark Silber studies folk remedies and homeopathy such as using honey for a cold or rubbing a raw potato to cure warts to find out how they work.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (book cover)

USM to host “Descendants of Henrietta Lacks” bioethics lecture Oct. 13

USM will host a lecture featuring the descendants of Henrietta Lacks as they explore ethics, race, and the commercialization of human tissue on Oct. 13.

Thinking about Graduate School? WATCH FOR DEADLINES!

http://usm.maine.edu/graduateadmissions/programs Each Graduate School program has different deadlines. Be sure to check, so you do not miss your deadline.

YouTube - What is Public Health? Do YOU Know?

Everything is Public Health, believe it or not. Find out by clicking on this link: If you don't know what Public Health is, don't fret. Check out several videos on YouTube. Start with this one.........

Thinking about Graduate School? Informational Session at USM-LAC

See Video Resources for a recorded session from March 6, 2013.

New Video Resources - Public Health Forum

Videos for students, who are majoring in SBS and who are interested in learning more about versatility in careers, with Social Behavioral Sciences, as a starting point